Kelley is a Partner and Director of Ketchum’s Global Brand Marketing Practice. She is the author of of the business book, Too Busy to Shop: Marketing to Multi-Minding Women (Praeger/Mar 2009) and the architect of the widely-publicized Women 25to54 offering.
Only seven percent of venture capital funding goes to women-owned businesses, and female entrepreneurs are often encouraged to “act like men” so they can relate better to the 89 percent of male venture capitalists. On the angel funding side, about 26 percent of angel investors are women and there is rising interest in investing in […]
Having recently attended the annual M2Moms Conference in New York, I was very impressed not only by the presenters and their materials, but by the prestigious and exciting array of brands that were in attendance. As moms’ buying power and influence only continue to grow, they are a primary audience for both big and iconic […]
I just returned from the 12th annual M2W (Marketing to Women) Conference in New York. An always-inspirational event, this year’s presentations, speakers and content were particularly motivating as a more global pool of voices shared their passionate perspectives on topics ranging from female entrepreneurship to the portrayal of women on advertisements. With Mother’s Day just […]
I was talking with my son and daughter, ages 15 and 12, about gender equality and compensation parity. They don’t quite understand why I believe the topics are concerning issues, and I think that’s a great thing. Through their Gen-Z lenses, they see parity in many ways, which I hope continues throughout their lives. But […]
The weather was perfect, the room was full and the connections were abundant when I recently attended and spoke at the largest marketing-to-moms conference in the country, M2Moms. The annual event is a terrific venue to network and trend-spot. Typically held in Chicago, the conference moved to downtown New York this year, which shifted the […]
New York Fashion Week (#NYFW) news seems to be permeating from almost every media outlet right now, ranging from the New York Times and the Huffington Post to the more traditional fashion and beauty media like Refinery 29, Pop Sugar and Eva Chen’s Instagram account. Walking on the streets of New York, you can experience […]